A survey of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder prevalence among High school girl students in Sari

Massoudzadeh, A (2007) A survey of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder prevalence among High school girl students in Sari. Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 17 (60). pp. 95-101.

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Background and purpose: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disease that appears to be under-diagnosed and under-treated despite the evidence for effective treatments. There are variable estimates of OCD prevalence (many studies reported that its prevalence is betwent 2 and 3 in general population). It is dependented to age, sex, marital status, socio-economic & educational state, in population. Materials and Methods: This method was a cross sectional descriptive study on high school girl students in Sari city. 3104 girls were selected and interviewed through randomized systematic & cluster sampling method from all high school girl students. The assessment was done by Muadsley obsession compulsive inventory & demographic inventory. After the data were analized by descriptive and qualitative methods. Results: 108 students were excluded then 2996 girls were entered in this study, 31.2 (936 individuals) had OCD and mean of their age was 16.22 ± 3.4. 30.7 of girls was first child, 35.1 of mothers & 34.7 of fathers had low educational class and low socio economic state. Conclusion: Prevalence of OCD in high school girl students was significant in sari city, and it was related to number of birth, family size, and low socio-economic and educational level.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, Student, Girl
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Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 17:50
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2018 17:50
URI: http://eprints.mazums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3222

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